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Jason Fagone, author of The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America’s Enemies (Dey Street Books), which was was selected to the 2018 Notable Books List for nonfiction, has been added to the stellar panel of this year’s Literary Tastes event at ALA…(Read More)

Sara Paretsky

Acclaimed author Sara Paretsky was the featured speaker at the reception honoring the winners of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction in Chicago last June. Her speech, reprinted in Booklist’s May issue, includes a few factual updates but appears largely as delivered, fiercely and powerfully. Paretsky received a standing…(Read More)

Matthew Desmond and Colson Whitehead with medals

We’re gearing up for this year’s celebration of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction and looking back to last year’s winners: Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City (Crown, Penguin Random House) by Matthew Desmond and The Underground Railroad (Doubleday, Penguin Random House) by Colson Whitehead. Our…(Read More)

If you liked Manhattan Beach, you'll also like...

If you loved Jennifer Egan’s award-winning novel Manhattan Beach Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence as much as we did, we know you’ll like these other fantastic reads hand-picked by the selection committee members and reviewed by our partner, Booklist.   Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner). Winner, 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal…(Read More)

Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

Fantasy writer Seanan McGuire, author of Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Tor Books), will be joining an exceptional panel at this year’s Literary Tastes breakfast and book signing at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. In the book, twin sisters Jack and Jill discover a portal that leads them to the Moors…(Read More)

An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole

Alyssa Cole, author of An Extraordinary Union, will be joining a stellar panel of authors at this year’s Literary Tastes event at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. As the first book in The Loyal League Series, An Extraordinary Union  (Kensington Books) was selected as this year’s Romance category winner on the…(Read More)

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